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5 Large Cornwall Holiday Homes for Big Groups

5 Large Cornwall Holiday Homes for Big Groups

If you are looking for Cornwall holiday homes to accommodate large groups, you have come to the right place! This travel article highlights six beautiful properties accommodating up to 10 people plus dogs.

Cornwall is a fabulous place for large groups to enjoy quality time away together.

You can spend days with the kids on the beach, explore quaint Cornish villages or even learn to surf.

With so many things to do in Cornwall, it is easy to see why it is one of the UK’s favourite holiday destinations.

And when it comes to choosing somewhere to stay, there are stunning and unique properties for all group sizes, including cottages, barns, and farmhouses.

Some have hot tubs to ease you after a day of sightseeing, and whether the property’s view is of land or sea, you can be assured it will be breathtaking.

Read on to discover five fantastic holiday properties in Cornwall that might be just what you want.

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Holiday Homes on Cornwall’s North Coast

Upton Mill – Port Isaac

Sleeping Ten plus one Cot and your four-legged friend

If you are after amazing views of the Cornish landscape, you won’t be disappointed at Upton Mill.

Bi-fold doors bring the outside in, and ample seating areas at the large farmhouse kitchen table and the glorious patio will become favourite places to spend lazy days.

Designed with a ‘New England‘ coastal vibe, this converted barn matches pastel and neutral furnishings with pops of colour and exposed brickwork.

This mix of styles works well and gives this Cornish holiday home a modern feel.

Bedrooms have individual styles, some with panelled walls, others with exposed floorboards and all with en-suite facilities.

And let’s not forget that this is a property for all seasons.

With its warming wood-burning stove and comfy corners, you can snuggle up when the weather is cold outside.

View across countryside ou to the sea from the balcony at Upton House
Living area in Upton Mill
Kitchen area at Upton Mill
Book a fabulous break to Cornwall with friends and family at Upton Mill

In the Area

The long golden stretch of sand at Trebarwith Strand is within walking distance of Upton Mill and popular with surfers.

It is dog-friendly all year round, so no family members need to be left behind. After a day on the beach, check out Port William Inn, the family-friendly pub with beach views.

Further afield, fans of Doc Martin will love the charming village of Port Isaac.

Wander along its quaint cobbled streets and enjoy the epic seascapes spanning the coast and countryside.

Hop aboard a boat trip with Wavehunters and watch out for hidden coves and wildlife, including dolphins, seals and puffins.  

For history lovers, Tintagel Castle has been the site of Cornish myths and legends for centuries.

It is one of Cornwall’s most popular tourist spots and supposedly King Arthur’s birthplace.

Whether that is true or not, it is a stunning place to visit and is reached across a footbridge – a fabulous entrance to a medieval castle!

Metal sculpture of King Arthur on the clifftop in Tintagel
Sculpture of King Arthur on the clifftop at Tintagel

Gwel-an-Keynvor – Padstow

Sleeping Eight + One Cot

Stunning vistas over Trevone Bay are the selling point for Gwel-an-Keynvor, and this comfortable holiday home has them in bucket loads.

Spend afternoons in the private garden and bask in the glorious Cornish sunshine that bathes the house all day.

Bedrooms with clean lines and a cosy living room will allow groups of friends to enjoy time together in this lovely home.

This holiday home has a second-floor master bedroom with stunning seascapes, an ensuite bathroom, and a balcony.

Seaview from the balcony at Gwel-an-Keynvor
Living space at Gwel-an-Keynvor
Bedroom at Gwel-an-Keynvor
Book a fabulous break to Cornwall with friends and family at Gwel-an-Keynvor

In the Area

Visitors can reach the delightful Trevone Bay on the coastal path from Gwel-an-Keynvor.

Families will love the sandy beach, which is perfect for all age groups.

A cute cafe doubling up as a store sells beach equipment – just in case you’ve forgotten your bucket and spade!

For walkers, Trevone Head – managed by the National Trust – has a wealth of coastal footpaths perfect for those one-in-a-lifetime views of the Atlantic coastline in Cornwall.

Fancy a spot of birdwatching? A variety of species call Trevone Head their home.

Further afield, Padstow is a must for any visitors to the area.

This charming fishing village is now one of Cornwall’s most popular destinations for food lovers.

The renowned chef Rick Stein has put it on the map.

The town sees holidaymakers travelling from near and far to sample the delicious fresh Cornish cuisine at Rick Stein’s Seafood Restaurant.

Cyclists and walkers can take on Cornwall’s famous 17-mile Camel Trail that runs along the old North Cornwall Railway Line between Wenfordbridge, Bodmin, Wadebridge and Padstow.

The route passes through the wooded countryside of the upper Camel Valley and is flat, so suitable for families and wheelchair users.

Bikes can be hired from Camel Trail Cycle Hire in Wadebridge.

Padstow Harbour
Padstow Harbour

Holiday Homes on Cornwall’s South Coast

Prynn’s House – Lerryn

Sleeping Seven and your four-legged friend

Prynn’s House is a traditional Cornish cottage set in the village of Lerryn and next door to the local pub!

Its original character still shines through but has been brought into the present with its beautiful interior.

The property has a country house vibe with subtle shades of heather and cream furnishings and boasts an open fire perfect for chilly autumn evenings.

Guests will love the farmhouse kitchen, restored to its former glory with slate floors and granite lintels.

Outside, there is ample space to entertain all ages.

Children and adults will love the sunken trampoline and the full-size table tennis set.

Release your competitive side with a friendly game or two!

Everyone will enjoy al-fresco dining in the garden, surrounded by pretty flower borders and stunning river views.

Whitewashed stone house
Living area
Kitchen area
Book a fabulous break to Cornwall with friends and family at Prynn’s House

In the Area

For those who love to browse antique shops, Lostwithiel is the antique capital of Cornwall.

Wander around the numerous independent galleries and stop for refreshments in one of the many great eateries in this vibrant village.

Asquith’s is an upmarket restaurant offering delicious dishes prepared using local produce.

Nearby, Annie’s Comfort Food cooks up great burgers and baps from a wooden shack by the side of the road – check out the great reviews on Tripadvisor.

Further afield, history lovers will enjoy exploring Lanhydrock House and gardens near Bodmin or one of Cornwall’s historical sites, the 18th-century Bodmin Jail, located on the edge of the rugged moorlands.

Bodmin Moor
Bodmin Moor

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Holiday Homes in the South West of Cornwall

Channel View – Cadgwith

Sleeping Eight + One Cot

If modern, stylish living is your number one criteria on holiday, then Channel View ticks all the boxes.

Nestled in the lush countryside and with distant sea views, this property has everything you could want, including a heated swimming pool (April-Sept) and a hot tub!

Facilities include a games room with a full-size snooker table and a flat-screen TV.

A large, well-equipped kitchen, cosy living areas, fabulous fully tiled bathrooms and four comfortable bedrooms make a stay here perfect.

And with a patio leading to a large garden, spending fabulous sunny days in Cornwall couldn’t be better.

Exterior view of Channel View
Living space
Heated outdoor swimming pool
Book a fabulous break to Cornwall with friends and family at Channel View

In the Area

The tiny village of Cadgwith is close to Channel View and has a 300-year-old pub packed with relics collected over the centuries.

A challenging 6.5-mile circular walk follows the coastal path from Cadgwith to Church Cove for walkers.

Just along from Cadgwith is a second small harbour village called Coverack with a past connected to pirates!

Nowadays, the small shingle beach and picturesque thatched-roof cottages are the main lures for tourists.

A short drive away, Mullion, the largest village on the Lizard peninsula, has a selection of pubs, galleries and restaurants.

For a traditional Cornish tea, head to Mullion Cove Hotel.

cadgwith Harbour

Holiday Homes in the Far West of Cornwall

Chy Morvah East – Marazion

Sleeping Eight + One Cot and your four-legged friend

With uninterrupted views of St Michael’s Mount, the holiday home of Chy Morvah East is a real treasure with a bonus – it has a hot tub!

Spend time with friends in the decked area and watch the ferry boats take visitors to and from ‘The Mount’.

Read a book, enjoy a meal or sunbathe in this lovely outdoor space.

The inside of this charming property is bright and airy and bathed in sunlight from the panoramic windows.

Exposed wooden floors and a wood burner give it a homely feel.

The spacious modern kitchen is well equipped, while the living area is large and comfortable.

With four good-sized bedrooms, one stands out from the rest.

The en-suite master bedroom on the first floor has a terrace with sensational sea views.

You may have to get in before the rest of your group for this desirable room!

Outdoor space
Kitchen area
Living room
Book a fabulous break to Cornwall with friends and family at Chy Morvah East

In the Area

Around the bay is Penzance, boasting some of Cornwall’s best beaches.

If swimming in the sea isn’t for you, then the UK’s largest seawater lido,  Jubilee Pool, might be a better choice.

While in Penzance, head to The Turks Head, one of Cornwall’s oldest and most charming pubs, dating back to the 13th century, and discover stories of smugglers and pirates.

Further afield, the artist’s community of St Ives is a picture-perfect example of a Cornish village.

Tate St Ives and the Barbara Hepworth Sculpture Garden are two main attractions in St Ives. But let’s not forget the fabulous sandy beaches.

When you are feeling peckish, head to the Rum and Crab Shack for freshly caught crab and lobster washed down with a shot of rum!

Visitors interested in wildlife should hop aboard a boat tour from St. Ives Harbour.

The trip will allow you to observe the seals that live on Seal Island.

Want to learn how to surf in Cornwall?

Have a lesson or two on one of Cornwall’s best surfing beaches with St Ives Surf School on Porthmeor Beach.

Aerial view of St Ives
St Ives

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Thursday 18th of November 2021

I have been to Kynance Cove a few times, it’s a great beach but watch out for the tides


Thursday 18th of November 2021

Yes, I agree. I have given a link to tide tables in the post so that visitors can plan their trip there safely